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Tomato Basil Pasta


A light dish for hot summer days. It’s really quick and easy to make, so why wouldn’t you enjoy your day with delicious tomato basil pasta.


  • 12 ounces pasta (any type you like)
  • 4 tbs olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • salt and pepper


Cook and drain the pasta. Set aside in a warm place. Heat olive oil and add sliced onion and garlic. Cook until the onions are tender, and then add chopped basil and cherry tomatoes, cut in halves. Season with salt and pepper, and mix in the lemon juice. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, mix with pasta and serve immediately. You can sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, and fresh ground basil.

Enjoy your meal!



  1. We’ve already had our first frost here in Illinois, so no garden fresh tomatoes or basil for me. But that photo has me looking forward to next summer. Your photography is spectacular!!

  2. Nice blog, great layot and recipes!

  3. This pasta looks fabulous! I love the simplicity of it and I’m sure the flavor was just booming!

  4. Classic, and always delicious!

  5. Looks so colorful, lovely and soooo healthy.

  6. dude, how many is ‘one’ cup ?

    • There’s an unit converter on my page here:CLICK, so you can easily find out everything you need. Have fun!

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